SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — No travel is advised in the city of Sioux Falls because of downed large trees and live power lines down, according to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue.

As of 6:40 p.m., SFFR says Emergency crews are trying to assess storm damage, which involves downed power lines and downed tree limbs all over the city. They are asking people to stay home if they are able as extra traffic is making it difficult to respond.

Powerlines are down in the area of 33rd and Grange Ave. in Sioux Falls, and extensive tree damage is being reported in McKennan Park.

Exit sign blocks southbound lanes of I-229 near Louise Ave. in Sioux Falls
  • 33rd near Augustana University | Nick Anderson
  • 33rd near Augustana University | Nick Anderson
  • 33rd near Augustana University | Nick Anderson
  • Damage to Great Shots in Sioux Falls
  • Damage to Great Shots in Sioux Falls

The following videos were taken as the storm rolled into Sioux Falls near 85th and Louise.

As severe weather moves across KELOLAND, our team of meteorologists will be watching the weather from the KELOLAND Live Doppler HD StormCenter. You can also track the storms for yourself using a variety of resources from KELOLAND. 

Check your KELOLAND Storm Tracker app for hour-by-hour forecasts, live radar information and get alerts when severe weather is in your area. 

We’re also active on social media so you can follow @KELOLANDWeather on Twitter for more timely updates or KELOLAND Weather on Facebook for big picture weather warnings. For your inner storm chaser, our live cams stream what’s happening live all over KELOLAND, so you can catch a glimpse of the storms from across the area. 

If you take photos of the storms or any damage, share them with us by emailing the pictures to ushare@keloland.com or using #KELOwx on Social Media.

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